Archbishop Desmond Tutu is among the leaders sending their birthday greetings to Nelson Mandela. Mandela turns 93 today and those celebrating are being encouraged to give 67 minutes of their day to serve and help change the world for the better.
The death sentence for a pastor found guilty of apostasy in Iran has been upheld by the country's Supreme Court. "The ruling has deeply worrying implications for all Christians in Iran"
Pope Benedict XVI has officially joined the Twitter generation with his first ever tweet today – and on an iPad no les
Eritrean Christians fleeing persecution in their homeland are facing imprisonment, torture, beatings and sexual assault in Egypt, reports Barnabas Fund.
A crowd of over 1 million people converged on St Peter’s Square and surrounding streets in Vatican City Sunday morning to witness the beatification of Pope John Paul II.
Worship artist Rebecca St. James married Jacob Fink at the Junipero Serra Museum in San Diego. "Today has been a very special day for which I waited a long time. I married the love of my life, Jacob."
Organizers of World Malaria Day say that the number of people dying each year from malaria has fallen in recent years from over a million to around 790,000, thanks to increased support for control preventions